Hydro Power Specialist

DT Global

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea 🇵🇬

Hydro Power Specialist

Work Location/s: Papua New Guinea

Job Code: 1614

# of positions: 1

Job Brief

Work for one of the largest foreign aid programs in the South Pacific. To be based in Port Moresby, PNG.

About the Economic and Social Infrastructure Program (ESIP)

ESIP is a development assistance program supported by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and implemented by DT Global. Under strategic direction from DFAT officials at the Australian High Commission in PNG, ESIP is delivering a range of activities and policy initiatives in the energy, telecommunications and water sectors. ESIP is also supporting PNG’s state-owned enterprise performance improvement program and delivering social infrastructure planning, design and construction services.

About DT Global

DT Global is driven by a fundamental commitment to one goal: to work in partnership with communities, governments, and the private sector to deliver innovative, data-driven solutions that transform lives beyond expectations. DT Global—launched in 2019—is built on legacy companies AECOM International Development’s Services Sector, Development Transformations, IMC Worldwide, and Cardno International Development. To fulfill its profit-for-purpose mission, DT Global is a key donor to the DT Institute, an independent not-for-profit organization, in support of DTI’s efforts to test new ideas or expand on donor partner priorities with the aim to improve as many lives as possible.

Our global team of almost 2,500 staff and experts work in over 100 countries. We aim to maximize sustainable development impact across a wide range of practice areas, including Conflict Prevention, Stabilization & Transition; Economic Growth; Environment & Infrastructure; Governance; and Human Development. We meet communities where they are on the development spectrum and help them move to where they want to be. Together, we bring over 60 years of experience, relationships, and technical excellence to improve lives around the world on behalf of our partners, clients, and stakeholders.

The Role
The Hydro Power Specialist (HPS) will directly support the Deputy Director Energy Sector in the Economic Infrastructure Unit (EIU) and Senior Project Managers with high-level specialist technical inputs in overseeing the delivery of a range of on-grid renewable hydro energy projects in PNG. In addition, the role will provide technical advice for ESIP off-grid program, Pawarim Komuniti where any grant proposals including a hydropower solution.

Click on the link to access the full Terms of Reference for this position: http://bit.ly/3FmOSIB 

About You

Key selection criteria for the potential successful candidate include, but are not limited to:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or a similar discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years of practical experience dealing with a range of key engineering aspects of hydropower systems in generation and transmission, design and contraction of hydropower plants and monitoring and control systems
  • Ability to deal with high-level situation analysis, site condition assessment and high-level report writing for multiple stakeholder hierarchies
  • Knowledge and/or experience of applying GEDSI and safeguards principles.

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  Please submit

  • CV including 2 recent references with up-to-date contact details.
  • Written application outlining a response to the main selection criteria (no more than 2 pages)

APPLICATIONS CLOSE  11.59 pm Sunday 8 January 2023
Should this role be of interest, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  Kindly note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

DT Global is committed to child protection and safeguarding the welfare of children in the delivery of our international development programs. We are committed to Safety and the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Harassment (PSEAH), and bribery prevention. DT Global is an equal-opportunity employer and we encourage women, men, people with diverse backgrounds and people living with disabilities to apply. This program is funded by the                                                      Australian Government and Managed by DT Global.





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